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OBITUARY: Shirley Fay (Maupin) Shaffer

 Shirley Fay (Maupin) Shaffer

July 5, 1949 ~ February 28, 2022

Times were good. It was a warm, pleasant day in July. A young, married, pregnant mother enjoyed a 4th of July baseball game that her husband was pitching in. Concerns were elevated because the game was tied at the top of the ninth, and the young mother started to go into labor. Luckily the tie was broken, the side retired, and the young couple rushed to the hospital July 5, 1949 – Shirley Fay Maupin was born to Virgil F. Maupin and Donna M. Maupin. She was the second child of six (Joyce, Mike, Edna, Jim, Donna). At an early age, Shirley found one of her lifelong loves of reading. She read everything that she could get her hands on. In her own words, “You could be on the . . .